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Baby Chick Hatchery List

  There are hundreds of other farms, hatcheries and suppliers that will ship you fertilized eggs, baby chicks or full-grown chicken…

Started by Erin Mitchell

0 May 17, 2011

Any clue what these are?

My neighbor decided to get chickens too, lol. They are game somethings we think but I was curious if anyone had any idea what exactly they…

Started by Erin Mitchell

0 May 16, 2011

Noisy Chickens

We have three different breeds of chickens in our urban backyard coop: Rhode Island Reds, White Orpingtons, and Araucanas. There are seven…

Started by Aliza Ess

9 Apr 27, 2011
Reply by LIsa bilau

"Getting Started With Chickens" A Q&A with beloved author of "Chick Days", Jenna Woginrich

The first installment in the HOMEGROWN Bookshelf series comes from Storey Publishing author and beloved blogger (and farmer!) Jenna Woginri…

Started by Cornelia

22 Apr 23, 2011
Reply by Jodie Westwood

Thought this was interesting:

This is a list of all the fowl that are on the watch and critical list   CPLPoultry2011.pdf  

Started by Erin Mitchell

0 Apr 22, 2011

Lavender Orpingtons...

Hey! I came across an add for Lavender Orpingtons and the add said "rare". How rare are they really? Any one know?

Started by Erin Mitchell

10 Apr 22, 2011
Reply by Jodie Westwood

Trapping Preadtors

Nancy have you tried using an open can of tuna fish in your trap? I had a raccoon eat three of my chickens then I got a big trap used for f…

Started by Ellen Peavey

2 Apr 19, 2011
Reply by Ellen Peavey

this month's DIY magazine features how to build a henhouse...

Just thought I'd share that this month's DIY magazine features how to build a henhouse for your backyard. While I don't know that I'd build…

Started by Country Girl

2 Apr 9, 2011
Reply by Country Girl

"Pasture" grass for chickens

We are looking to replace our grass in the backyard with something that can "feed" our chickens. I know that they will forage in the grass…

Started by kristin clapper

3 Apr 8, 2011
Reply by kristin clapper

Egg gifts for the Holidays?

Greetings, everybody~My seven hens are laying between 5-7 eggs a day, even our recent cold weather hasn't put them off. So I have a surplus…

Started by Mari Mann

11 Jan 8, 2011
Reply by Kelli

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